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Hop Into A Free Jump Rope Challenge Game On Nintendo Switch

Hop Into A Free Jump Rope Challenge Game On Nintendo Switch Nintendo has released a free Jump Rope Challenge game for the Switch to encourage players to stay active while stuck inside. Created by Nintendo's developers in Japan, the company's employees were advised to work from home after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [Full Article...]

Pour l'ANSM, certains médicaments progestatifs augmentent le risque de tumeurs cérébrales

Pour l'ANSM, certains médicaments progestatifs augmentent le risque de tumeurs cérébrales L'agence du médicament avait averti en février 2019 d'un possible sur-risque de méningiome , une tumeur des enveloppes du cerveau , en grande majorité bénigne en annonçant une étude épidémiologique pour l'évaluer. Par ailleurs le risque de méningiome conduisant à une chirurgie intracrânienne augmente fortement avec l'âge: il est, par exemple, 3 fois plus élevé pour les femmes de 35 à 4... [Full Article...]

Un stéroïde réduirait la mortalité des cas les plus graves — Coronavirus

Un stéroïde réduirait la mortalité des cas les plus graves — Coronavirus Pour réaliser l'essai clinique, 2104 patients ont reçu 6mg de dexaméthasone chaque jour pendant dix jours. C'est un stéroïde appelé dexaméthasone qui a réduit les décès jusqu'à un tiers chez les patients hospitalisés et gravement malades. [Full Article...]

Covid-19: US FDA withdraws emergency use authorisation for hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine

Covid-19: US FDA withdraws emergency use authorisation for hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine But today, in consultation with the FDA , BARDA sent a letter to the FDA requesting revocation of the EUA based on up-to-date science and data . Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were initially designed as anti-malarial drugs and later shown to be useful in treating certain autoimmune disorders. [Full Article...]

Dexamethasone trial result most important so far, says English health chief

Dexamethasone trial result most important so far, says English health chief The research indicates that the drug can save lives, although it's not a miracle cure. Being a low cost drug, this will be a great benefit for poorer countries with massive number of Covid-19 patients. The US death toll has exceeded 116,700, according to Johns Hopkins University . It's therefore likely dexamethasone reduces this inflammation, and so reduces pressure on the lungs. [Full Article...]

New Positive COVID-19 Case in Amador

New Positive COVID-19 Case in Amador Kansas has at least 11,419 cases, including a total of 988 hospitalizations, and 245 deaths. There are eight confirmed active cases. The Observer newspaper of La Grande reported that the church held services in April and May even though Oregon COVID-19 restrictions limited gatherings. [Full Article...]

Marshall County, Starke County Total COVID-19 Case Count Increases

Marshall County, Starke County Total COVID-19 Case Count Increases As of 12:00 AM June 1, 2020, the Department of State Health Services will perform all COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing activities for Collin County's local health authority. About 35 people, mostly legislators, have been tested ahead of the special session scheduled to begin Thursday. There were no new cases in Benton County Tuesday for a total of 193 cases and three deaths. [Full Article...]

Oneida County registers two cases of COVID-19 Saturday, one on Monday

Oneida County registers two cases of COVID-19 Saturday, one on Monday Increases in positive cases Monday also include, but are not limited to, three in Lincoln County and six in Pennington. Data from the Center for Community Health and Prevention at the University of Rochester Medical Center shows African American residents of the county dying of COVID-19 at almost triple the rate of white residents. [Full Article...]

Police database, credentialing efforts included in modest Trump order on policing

Police database, credentialing efforts included in modest Trump order on policing The order , according to a senior White House official on a call, has three main components including more certification and credential requirements for officers, information sharing on officials who have been subject to excessive use of force complaints, and co-responder programs that will send health professionals alongside officers during certain situations. [Full Article...]

Trump administration removes transgender healthcare protections

Trump administration removes transgender healthcare protections The Obama administration expanded the health law's definition of sex discrimination to include gender identity for the first time. "Access to quality health care without discrimination is critical right now, and thankfully, whatever this new rule may say , LGBTQ people are still protected under the law", they said . [Full Article...]

CDC issues new recommendations on staying safe amid the coronavirus pandemic

CDC issues new recommendations on staying safe amid the coronavirus pandemic The country's top public health agency wants Americans to continue to practice social distancing, hand-washing, and wear face coverings or masks going into the summer as more states reopen businesses and lift stay-at-home orders to allow people to gather with family or friends. [Full Article...]

France signs plan to deliver Covid vaccine by end of 2020

France signs plan to deliver Covid vaccine by end of 2020 The vaccine is expected to be finished by the end of 2020. A person being injected as part of the first human trials in the United Kingdom to test a potential CCP virus vaccine, at Oxford University, England, on April 23, 2020. He explained that injecting humans with the anti-coronavirus vaccine helps the immune system form a memory and combat the virus in the event of infection. [Full Article...]

MoPH reports 1828 new coronavirus cases, 1956 recoveries

MoPH reports 1828 new coronavirus cases, 1956 recoveries The toll that COVID-19 has taken on nursing homes is astonishing. Lycoming County has had 171 positive cases to date, Clinton 63 cases, Sullivan three cases and Tioga 20 cases. There were 27 patients in intensive care with confirmed cases - ten fewer than last week - and 11 with suspected cases, an increase of one from last week. [Full Article...]

CDC: More coronavirus cases expected as states reopen

CDC: More coronavirus cases expected as states reopen He also cautioned that "the vast majority of Americans still have not been exposed to this virus". The CDC says that large in-person gatherings where it is hard to remain spaced at least 6 feet apart with attendees who travel from outside the local area are among the highest risk gatherings for the spread of the virus. [Full Article...]

Ontario reports 266 new coronavirus cases Saturday

Ontario reports 266 new coronavirus cases Saturday The regions allowed to move to Stage 2 of Ontario's economic reopening plan Friday are still seeing few if any new cases, Elliott wrote. Toronto reported 104 additional cases, while Peel had 44, and York had 30. The remaining cases were identified by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit on Friday and North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit sometime since Thursday, following two positive tests... [Full Article...]

Daily COVID-19 update reports 16 additional cases and 1 new death

Daily COVID-19 update reports 16 additional cases and 1 new death The deceased was over age 75 and passed "from COVID-19 related illness". Broken down by health region, Henry said this equates to 922 known cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 1,396 in Fraser Health, 130 on Vancouver Island, 196 in Interior Health, and 65 in Northern Health. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca wins coronavirus vaccine deal with Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands

AstraZeneca wins coronavirus vaccine deal with Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands The four countries have signed an agreement with the group, formed in 1999 from the merger of the Swedish company Astra and the British company Zeneca, which provides for the supply of a vaccine to all European Union member states as soon it is discovered, said the German Ministry of Health. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: "pas d'excédent de mortalité" en mai en France

Coronavirus: A l'heure actuelle, 11.124 personnes sont toujours hospitalisées pour une infection au Covid-19, dont 879 sont admises en réanimation dans un état grave, a précisé la DGS qui fait souligne que le nombre des hospitalisations et des admissions en réanimation continent sur leur tendance baissière. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization backtracks on claim asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 is 'very rare'

World Health Organization backtracks on claim asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 is 'very rare' Van Kerkhove said the evidence she had been discussing came from countries that had carried out "detailed contact tracing ". "I think what's important related to transmission is what we know, importantly what we don't know and what we're trying to do to really understand this very complex question", she said. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus deaths in the Anglia region in single figures for second day

Coronavirus deaths in the Anglia region in single figures for second day The NHS has reported a further nine patients have died with coronavirus in hospitals in the Anglia region following seven deaths announced on Sunday. For the second day in a row, Scotland and Northern Ireland reported no new coronavirus-related deaths. In Wales, the death toll has risen to 1,398. [Full Article...]


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